Lenin Peak

Lenin Peak or Ibn Sina (Avicenna) Peak (Kyrgyz: Ленин Чокусу, Lenin Choqusu, لەنىن چوقۇسۇ; Russian: Пик Ленина, Pik Lenina; Tajik: қуллаи Ленин, qulla‘i Lenin/qullaji Lenin, renamed қуллаи Абӯалӣ ибни Сино (qulla‘i Abûalî ibni Sino) in July 2006[2]), rises to 7,134 metres (23,406 ft) in Gorno-Badakhshan (GBAO) on the border of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, and is the second-highest point of both countries. It is considered one of the less technical 7000 m peaks in the world to climb and it has by far the most ascents of any 7000 m or higher peak on Earth, with every year seeing hundreds of mountaineers make their way to the summit.[3] Lenin Peak is the highest mountain in the Trans-Alay Range of Central Asia, and in the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan it is exceeded only by Ismoil Somoni Peak (7,495 m). It was thought to be the highest point in the Pamirs in Tajikistan until 1933, when Ismoil Somoni Peak (known as Stalin Peak at the time) was climbed and found to be more than 300 metres higher. Two mountains in the Pamirs in China, Kongur Tagh (7,649 m) and Muztagh Ata (7,546 m), are higher than the Tajik summits.

Lenin Peak
Ibn Sina Peak
Lenin Peak from Sary Mogol
Highest point
Elevation7,134 m (23,406 ft) [1]
Prominence2,853 m (9,360 ft) [1]
Isolation85.9 km (53.4 mi) 
Coordinates39°20′33″N 72°52′39″E[1]
Lenin Peak
Location in Tajikistan, on the Kyrgyzstan border
LocationKyrgyzstanTajikistan border
Parent rangeTrans-Alay Range (Pamirs)
First ascent1928 by Karl Wien, Eugen Allwein and Erwin Schneider
Easiest routerock / snow / ice climb

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